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  • Published: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407093635
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 592

Rome: The Emperor's Spy (Rome 1)

A high-octane historical adventure guaranteed to have you on the edge of your seat…


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Rome is burning. Only one man can save it … A thrilling race-against-time historical adventure in the bestselling tradition of Conn Iggulden's Emperor series.

'Stop this fire, whatever it takes. I, your Emperor, order it.' The Emperor: Nero, Emperor of Rome and all her provinces, feared by his subjects for his temper and cruelty, is in possession of an ancient document predicting that Rome will burn. The Spy: Sebastos Pantera, assassin and spy for the Roman Legions, is ordered to stop the impending cataclysm. He knows that if he does not, his life - and those of thousands of others - are in terrible danger. The Chariot Boy: Math, a young charioteer, is a pawn drawn into the deadly game between the Emperor and the Spy, where death stalks the drivers - on the track and off it.

  • Pub date: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407093635
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 592

About the Author

M C Scott

MC Scott qualified as a veterinary surgeon and taught at the University of Cambridge before turning a lifelong passion for the ancient world into a best-selling writing career.

As well as undertaking research in the University library for this series of novels, Scott is noted for the depth, accuracy and textured depictions of life in Roman times. She and has spent weeks living in a roundhouse, has learned to make Roman swords and driven horses in harness the better to bring the detail to life. As Chair of the Historical Writers' Association, Scott is active in the promotion of all forms of historical writing.

For more information on all aspects of her work, visit: www.mcscott.co.uk

For the Historical Writers' Association, see: www.TheHWA.co.uk

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Praise for Rome: The Emperor's Spy (Rome 1)

“As exciting as Ben Hur, and far more accurate.”

Independent

“A gripping tale, with more to come.”

Daily Mail

“A heady, fast-paced, well-written, and exciting book...Brilliant stuff.”

Shropshire Star


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